John Laffin

John R. Laffin Partner

John Laffin


  • University of Toronto (J.D. 2009)
  • University of Calgary (2003-2006)

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 2010
  • New York, 2014
Representative Work
  • Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. in its US$36B merger of equals by way of a plan of arrangement with Agrium Inc.
  • Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. in its acquisition by Waste Connections, Inc. in a C$13B all-stock business combination effected by way of a reverse merger.
  • Sprott Asset Management in its successful hostile takeover bid to acquire all of the outstanding units of Central GoldTrust in exchange for units of Sprott Physical Gold Trust on a net asset value to net asset value basis. The transaction was valued at over C$1B.
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